The Bigger Picture is Simon Rose at his presenting best. He regularly enjoys digging behind the headlines to find the really interesting stories that are being talked about by economists and think-tanks which are helping to shape the conversations in Whitehall. From the Adam Smith Institute to the Taxpayers Alliance, to the wonderful Professors Steve Keen and Tim Evans, Simon brings the latest political and economic thinking into sharp focus.
In our 'Book Review' slot, we invite top authors into the Share Radio studios. No topic escapes our attention, from share trading to French history and everything else in between. We are always looking for interesting authors, so do get in touch.
This series of interviews and discussion pieces asks the kinds of questions we would expect of a typical economist. In the series, Peter will tackle issues such as discrimination; whether there is a role for unions in the gig economy; what we might be able to do to alleviate London’s accommodation crisis and what is wrong with the UK education system. Through discussion with experts, the show will help to inform listeners about the key issues that matter in these debates.
Stocks may rise and fall, businesses may boom and bust, but gadgets keep appearing at an ever-increasing rate. Share Radio’s Gadgets & Gizmos show explores the latest technological innovations, from the indispensable to the downright ridiculous. Show host Simon Rose and technology editor Steve Caplin take a weekly humorous look at what’s on offer, featuring both existing products and those whose inventors utilise crowdfunding platforms to make them a reality. Through its 100-plus shows, Gadgets & Gizmos has delved into the world of wifi, Bluetooth and exploding lithium batteries, reviewing gadgets of interest and ridiculing those that should never have got off the drawing board.
Where some financial journalists tell you how to make your money grow, Gadgets & Gizmos tells you how to spend it – and when not to.
Simon Rose is joined by political commentator and author of The Groucho Tendency blog, Mike Indian, to discuss how UK politics has got to where it is today. From humble beginnings, to the good, the bad, and everything in between, Mike and Simon chart the highs and lows of Britain’s 'Big Three' political parties; plus, they take a detailed look at the history and role of the Commons Speaker, Select Committees, and the House of Lords.
Join us, Glen Goodman and Annie Weston, and our colleagues at Share Radio and the Open University, to gain the skills to manage your money: managing budgets, debts, investments, property purchase, pensions and insurance.
There has never been a better time to improve your personal financial skills –Managing My Money aims to do just that.
Adam Cox our financial and business psychologist investigates how our thoughts, beliefs, values and emotions influence our behaviour in modern life. With regular interviews featuring special guests and leading experts.
Saving, spending, planning — you've got money questions and Motley Fool team got answers. Every week host Alison Southwick and personal finance expert Robert Brokamp challenge the conventional wisdom on life's biggest financial issues to reveal what you really need to know to make smart money moves.